Statement of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on the Occasion of the Commemora…

7 APRIL 2018

Madame Permanent Representative of the Republic of Rwanda, Chairperson of the Permanent Representatives’Committee of the Member States of the African Union,
Ambassadors and other representatives of member states,
Deputy Chairperson of the Commission,
Dear brother Adama Dieng, Special Adviser of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Prevention of Genocide,
Distinguished representatives of the diplomatic and consular corps,
Distinguished representatives of civil society and religious confessions,
Ladies and gentlemen,
It is with deep emotion that I address you on the occasion of the commemoration of the 24th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda.
Emotion, because we will forever remain scarred by this horrible…

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